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Articles Tagged Connectors

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016
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    PSW Staff 04/28/16 10:14 AM,
    Switchcraft/Conxall has expanded its Mini-Con-X line of sealed circular connectors to add a right angle PCB mount option for all panel mount configurations. The Con-X line, original developed by Conxall in the 1980’s for the marine industry, is a series of waterproof connectors in a variety of sizes and configurations. The 18mm Mini-Con-X is one of the most popular sizes in sealed connectors, and although it has been available with PC contacts, mounting the connector perpendicular to the board required… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInterconnectManufacturerSystem

  • Tuesday, April 05, 2016
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    Craig Leerman 04/05/16 12:28 PM,
    The majority of live shows and events present interconnect challenges. We need to interface our gear with installed house systems, recording or broadcast trucks, A/V companies, rental gear, and even equipment from our own inventory that has different connectors. My company’s inventory, for example, consists of various analog and digital consoles, some of which have 1/4-inch TRS (tip/ring/sleeve) connectors for outputs, while others have XLR connectors and still others are outfitted with some combination of both. As a general rule,… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundFeatureBlogStudy HallInterconnectMixerNetworkingPowerSignalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/15/15 06:54 AM,
    Neutrik USA announces the expansion of its opticalCON LITE product line, adding opticalCON LITE QUAD and MTP, offering the same 2-fiber (DUO), 4-fiber (QUAD), and 12-fiber (MTP) channel counts as Neutrik’s opticalCON ADVANCED product line. The additions of the new Lite QUAD and Lite MTP products give broadcasters even greater choice for permanent and semi-permanent installations. With opticalCON LITE QUAD and MTP, Neutrik now offers a fiber optical cable assembly that paves the way for greater deployment of ultra-high definition… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectManufacturerSystem

  • Wednesday, September 09, 2015
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    PSW Staff 09/09/15 02:37 PM,
    Switchcraft has expanded its “AAA” series XLR and Tini-QG Mini-XLR connectors, adding white as a color option in addition to the existing black and nickel. The AAA series represents nearly 70 years of experience making XLR connectors, and with no screws and only 2 pieces to assemble it is fast and easy to install.  Already a favorite of the lighting industry, the white option opens new possibilities.  “Many architectural lighting installations utilize white hardware,” said Switchcraft’s OEM marketing manager Dan… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAnalogAVDigitalInstallationInterconnectSystem

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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    PSW Staff 08/11/15 07:27 AM,
    Neutrik USA announces an expansion to the company’s D-Sub feedthrough offerings for audio networking and integration of equipment into video systems. In addition to the various male to female configurations, the NADB9 product offerings now include female to female products. These feedthrough adapters use the standard D-shape housing and are available in both nickel and black chrome housing finishes. The new D-Sub female to female feedthrough adapters are available in both 9-pole and 15-pole versions. All Neutrik D-Sub feedthrough adapters… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsProductAVInstallationInterconnect

  • Thursday, February 06, 2014
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    PSW Staff 02/06/14 09:14 AM,
    Neutrik USA has announced updates and improvements to its line of multimedia chassis connectors and cable assemblies. Chassis connectors—all of which fit into the ubiquitous Neutrik D size cutout—are now available for HDMI 1.x, USB 2.0 (with selectable screen-to-chassis grounding and reversible A-to-B inserts), FireWire 400, and D-Sub (9- and 15-pin) connectors. These chassis connectors are available in nickel or black finish. Neutrik’s multimedia chassis connectors are all feedthrough designs, making integration literally a snap. For HDMI 1.x and USB… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsProductInterconnectSignal

  • Thursday, October 10, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/10/13 11:12 AM,
    Neutrik USA has introduced the new NL2FX speakON connector, replacing the outgoing NL2FC connector and, in the process, providing several important improvements. The new NL2FX uses the proven latch and strain relief design of Neutrik’s acclaimed STX series, which is identical to that used on the company’s popular NL4FX. Further, this robust new connector has higher power handling capability (40A RMS per contact versus 30A RMS for the older NL2FC), providing the ability to accommodate an even wider range of… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductInterconnectSignal

  • Thursday, September 26, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/26/13 08:44 AM,
    Mackie has introduced two new versions of the DL1608 and DL806 digital mixers that include the Apple Lightning connector, enabling direct docking of the iPad (4th generation) and iPad mini (using the new iPad mini tray kit). While both of these iPad devices currently work with DL mixers wirelessly via Mackie’s Master Fader app, physical docking offers advantages. In addition to device charging, users will have access to 2-channel recording straight to the iPad and the ability to playback audio… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundChurch SoundNewsProductAVConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerSound Reinforcement

  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
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    PSW Staff 04/26/12 04:43 PM,
    Extron is pleased to announce the addition of three new models to the Retractor series, a cable retraction system for Extron Cable Cubby series cable access enclosures. The Retractor provides a discreet, convenient solution for accessing AV cable connections and then storing them effectively. New models include the Retractor VGA-A, the Retractor DC and the Retractor VGA SM. The Retractor VGA-A combines VGA and 3.5mm stereo audio in a single Retractor module, providing a cost-effective option for VGA and audio… View this story
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  • Thursday, December 15, 2011
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    PSW Staff 12/15/11 07:41 AM, 0 Comments
    Sommer Cable has introduced the HICON HI-J63MA05, a 90-degree angled jack plug connector. The new HICON HI-J63MA05 offers an anti-twist solid pin with a hard gold-plated contact tip, as well as a sturdy metal housing with scratch-proof coating. In addition, mechanical reinforcement under the jack pin prevents the pin from coming off with a “jerky” movement). Lacquered screws and a special moisture-repellent insulation help prevent short circuits in damp conditions. The HICON HI-J63MA05 is recommended for guitar, floor effects pedals,… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsPollProductAVInterconnect



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